New Jersey


noun

a state in the E United States, on the Atlantic coast. 7,836 sq. mi. (20,295 sq. km). Capital: Trenton. Abbreviation: NJ (for use with zip code), N.J.

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OTHER WORDS FROM New Jersey

New Jer·sey·ite [jur-zee-ahyt], /ˈdʒɜr ziˌaɪt/, New Jer·sey·an, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for New Jersey

New Jersey

noun

a state of the eastern US, on the Atlantic and Delaware Bay: mostly low-lying, with a heavy industrial area in the northeast and many coastal resorts. Capital: Trenton. Pop: 8 638 396 (2003 est). Area: 19 479 sq km (7521 sq miles)Abbreviation: N.J., (with zip code) NJ
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Cultural definitions for New Jersey

New Jersey

State in the northeastern United States, bordered by New York to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Delaware Bay to the south and west, and Pennsylvania to the west. Its capital is Trenton, and its largest city is Newark.

notes for New Jersey

One of the thirteen colonies.
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